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. i think it's fermented a -- you know, an environment that's become increasingly uncivil. >> all right. we have exhausted this subject. i want to move on quickly and i don't have a lot of time. i want to talk about you said the president seemed antagonistic and other people say the president is more confident now and has really come into his own in the second term. she said antagonistic. do you see antagonistic or more confident now? >> i think there's some big things the country has to do for gun reform, for example. big things that the president -- he has to do. he has to be strong and show leadership to get these things done. you know, republicans are ready to come out and say they don't want to have anything to do with it. so as a leader, he's got to sort of pull together the country, go to the people, organize and get this thing done. he can't wait for congress to -- wait for congress to do it. he's got to try to get as much done as he possibly can. >> i think he's both things, more confident and maybe more antagonistic. maybe more antagonistic because he is more confident.
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a category you're interested in, everything from education to health. even the environment. and it will use geolocation to connect you with places to volunteer. and, of course, for those of you who are just counting down the minutes, there's an app for that too, of course. it's called the inauguration countdown. it's available on ios devices. the app will break down the days, hours, minutes, and yes, even seconds until the is ceremony. so on monday as president obama takes the oath, your front row seat at the digital ceremony may just be your smartphone. >> and laurie segal joins us right now. and laurie, since this is washington, no surprise, there is already a controversy over the inauguration app. tell us about this. >> you're absolutely right. people are worried they're putting their cell phone numbers in here and a report came out that said maybe this data could be used, and handed to third parties and you could end up on an e-mail list. i asked the question, they gave me a statement. let me read it quick. they say contrary to some concerns, the app only collects one sort of user data.